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History Marking Period 3- Internment Camps

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S: Japanese Internment Camps

FC: Japanese Internment Camps By: Alicia Theoret

1: The Japanese brought the United States into World War 2, after preforming a tragic attack on their naval base at Pearl Harbor. After this attack the fear of Japanese Americans turning against America grew more and more.

2: Soon after the attack President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Order 9066.

3: This Order demanded all Japanese Americans be relocated to Internment Camps.

4: These areas were fenced in, and each family was closely observed for suspicious acts.

5: The homes for each family were often very small.

6: There were ten of these Japanese Internment camps spread mainly across Western America.

7: Inside the Interment camps was not the best of conditions. Most of them being located in the desert, which made unbearable summers and winters.

8: The families inside were usually fed just barely enough.

9: They did include things like post offices, schools, libraries, hospitals, and religious services

10: They did keep families together when relocated to the Internment camps.

11: They also were allowed to created different sports leagues for kids to play inside the camps.

12: These camps were often viewed as unfair cruelty.

13: Many called America hypocrites for doing to the Japanese what they were trying to prevent in Germany.

14: Innocent American citizens were imprisoned for having a Japanese decent.

15: It was not until about 40 years later that America apologized and Japanese Americans were given compensation.

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